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Recent recommendations by the German Council of Science and Humanities on scientific collections as research infrastructures
The German Council of Science and Humanities provides advice to the German government and states on the structure and development of higher education and research. In January 2011, the Council presented recommendations on ...
The Museum Collections of Craft Teacher Training. Cultural heritage serving education and research
Craft science only got its name in the early 1990s. Its field of research combines science, art and technology. The Collections of Craft Teacher Training in the Helsinki University Museum present the link between tradition ...
The exhibition of scientific principles: a case study from the Biological Sciences Museum at Macquarie University
The educational role of museums requires that exhibition practice be informed by sound scholarship. In a university science museum, exhibitions should deploy objects and use space in a way that exemplifies the scientific ...
Object-based learning in higher education: The pedagogical power of museums
Following a special conference focused on object-based learning in higher education at University College London (UCL), this paper provides the overview for a series of subsequent papers which explore the value of object-based ...
The University of Lisbon’s cultural heritage survey (2010–2011)
In this paper, a survey of the cultural heritage of the University of Lisbon (2010–2011) will be presented, with a focus on the methodological approach. Main results will be discussed, as well as future perspectives regarding ...
Learning from university museums and collections in higher education: University College London (UCL)
Object-based learning (OBL), drawing on the rich resources of university museums and collections, offers a way of leaping lightly over knowledge hurdles. At UCL, over 100 course units include OBL, translating into 2,500 ...
El lugar de los Museos Universitarios dentro de las Estructuras de las Universidades. Un estudio de caso del Museo Hunteriano y la Galería de Arte de la Universidad de Glasgow que se suma al cuerpo de evidencia que lleva a conclusiones más generales
University Museums in University Structures. A Case Study from the Hunterian Museum & Art Gallery, in the University of Glasgow, contributing to a body of evidence leading to more general conclusions